Have you ever cried over the mere thought of having to make a meal for your family? I have. Getting handed 5 pages with dietary restrictions of what your newly diagnosed son can and cannot eat will do that to a mom. When K was first diagnosed as being dairy intolerant, that meant a new… Read More Overwhelmed by Dietary Restrictions? You Aren’t Alone.
There I was, standing alone in the police evidence room, among all the evidence from the worst crimes imaginable, praying, asking God to please give me a sign, because He knows I am that stubborn, that I needed an actual sign on top of all that we were experiencing, and all that already showed me… Read More 7 Areas of Life to Balance and Grow so You Can Live the Life Of Your Dreams, the Oola Life.
Fall is upon us here in Northern Minnesota. The days are getting shorter, the temps are getting cooler, leaves are changing, farmers are harvesting, and pumpkin-everything is everywhere! One of our favorite things to do in the fall is to hit up a pumpkin patch. We found Mother, Goose, and Beans last year and put it… Read More Fall Fun at Mother, Goose and Beans Corn Maze and Pumpkin Patch!
Ear, nose, and throat infections. Tis’ the start of the season in Northern Minnesota. The weather is starting to change, bringing cooler temps, and seemingly the first round of head colds for our neck of the woods. Ear infections, sinus infections, headaches, bronchitis, pneumonia, laryngitis… head and chest colds seem to be common place during… Read More Strive Chiropractic ‘Infected’ Event Coverage- Help Your Body Combat Infections & Stress
We recently took a family vacation to Wylie Park in Aberdeen SD, and The Land of Oz was one of G’s favorite attractions! We had a partnered sponsorship with Wylie Park for this vacation. As always, all experiences and opinions are our own. You can read our disclaimer for more information if you’d like! You… Read More Wylie Park and The Land of Oz-A Great Vacation Destination for Kids!
If your kids like Thunder Road, this amusement park is a must-visit when in Aberdeen, South Dakota! We had a sponsored visit to Wylie Park this summer and Thunder Road was K’s favorite attraction! We arrived in Aberdeen late Saturday morning and spent the day at Storybook Land with all our favorite nursery rhyme characters,… Read More Wylie Thunder Road Fun!!!
It’s the first day of third grade for my kiddo today. And while I know most moms are posting pictures of their kids who are excited, indifferent, or not happy about the school year while they (mom) is drinking a glass of wine or floating in a pool with a big old smile on her… Read More 5 Ways to Cope for the Mom Who Isn’t Excited for the Start of School
‘Survival-mode’ is a very real season of parenting that my husband and I have found ourselves in. Survival-mode is that space between here and there, now and then, promising and doing, preparing and executing. It’s that space between when I said I’d do something, and me doing it. And most often, that space is so filled… Read More 6 Steps to Surviving Survival-Mode
We recently took a family vacation to Storybook Land at Wylie Park in Aberdeen, South Dakota, and it was awesome! This was a perfect vacation for us to take with our kiddos who are ages 1.5 years, 5 years, and 8 years old. We had a partnered sponsorship with Wylie Park for this trip, and… Read More Wylie Park and Storybook Land-A Great Place For Kids!
Living with intent changes everything. It changes they way we interpret things, and the way we respond to everything. I’m an emotional person by nature, it is my first response to situations, especially stressful ones. Choosing to live with intent has changed my way of thinking, and it’s made all the difference in my level… Read More Living With Intent